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Costa Magica
Costa Cruises

Built in 2003

Passenger Capacity 2,716 (Double Occupancy)
Number of Crew 1,027
Total Cabins 1,358 (27 for Handicapped Guests)
Tonnage 102,587 tons
Length 890 feet
Beam 118 feet
Decks 17 (13 for Guests Use)
Max Speed 22 Knots
Cruising Speed 20 Knots


Costa Magica pays homage to some of Italy’s most fascinating destinations. From Positano to Portofino and Capri to Grado as well as Bellagio, Sicily and Vicenza, each of the ship’s public rooms and restaurants, takes guests on a magical voyage to some of the most beautiful locales in Italy.

More than 60% of Costa Magica's accommodations have an ocean view, and 60% of those also feature a private veranda.

Costa Magica is basically a slightly smaller Euro-clone of parent company Carnival Cruise Lines' Conquest-class vessels; however, the size and mix of public rooms is slightly different. In the style favored by Europeans, the casino was made smaller to add room for the Salento Grand Bar that houses a suitably large dance floor.

Classico l'Aquila is the idea spot to enjoy cigars and brandy in front of a faux brick fireplace.

Costa Magica passengers enjoy a Roman Bacchanal complete with a parade and toga party.

While the Tuscan steakhouse style cuisine in Club Vicenza, the upscale specialty restaurant, is served on Versace china, the surroundings are somewhat clubby, yet uninspired.

At the Festa Italiana, Costa Magica guests are invited to an Italian street festival at sea featuring Bocce Ball contests, Tarantella dance lessons, pizza dough tossing competitions, and Venetian mask making. 

The Costa Magica's “Costa Kids” Program provides fun for children from ages 3 to 17, including pizza parties, face painting, masquerades, pirate treasure hunts, visits to the bridge, and even Italian lessons. 

For dessert, Costa Magica chefs tempt guests with Tiramisu, Crème Brulée, Cannoli, Baba Tarantello, Sambuca Sundae, and Gelato.

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